Frances Leadell Spivey
April 24, 1929 - August 6, 2017
Frances Leadell Spivey was born April 24, 1929 in Searcy, Arkansas to William Raymond Hulsey and Hollie Marie Hulsey. She entered Heaven's gates August 6, 2017.
Frances married her sweetheart, Elzie Paul Spivey January 10, 1945. They were married for 67 years until his passing in April 2012.
Frances wrote several gospel songs, including I've Got A Mansion on the Streets Where Jesus Walked which was recorded by the late Louisiana Governor, Jimmie Davis. She spent many years traveling the United States, ministering in song with her sisters as the Hulsey Sisters. After moving to Coos Bay, Oregon she formed a group called the Leadell Spivey Singers.
She is survived by her children and their spouses, Donnie Spivey, Larry Spivey, and Sherry Eason; two daughters-in-law, Edna and Cindy; a son-in-law, Alvin; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, FC "Jeff" Hulsey; and two sisters, Veanell Free and Adeen Brown.
In addition to her husband, Frances was preceded in death by her brother, LC Hulsey.
We will be celebrating her life Sunday, August 13, 2017, 3:00 p.m. at Stephens Family Chapel located at 1629 Williams Highway, Grants Pass, OR, with a committal service Monday, August 14, 2017, 9:00 a.m. at Eagle Point National Cemetery.